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Stop coup d'etat in Myanmar

Feb 28, 2021

We are a group of ethnic people from Myanmar and a collection of other democracy activists. Today, we are holding a democracy and freedom rights demonstration in front of the Myanmar Embassy. This is the campaign against military coup in Myanmar. Eventually, our protested led against dictatorship and the policy of the military interference in the country. The Myanmar military have not respected the Panglong agreement and the “Union Nation.”...Read more at >> Press Release
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Concern expressed over complete net-down in Myanmar

Special Contribution
By Nava Thakuria

Guwahati: After the military coup in Myanmar on 1 February 2021, the junta has now cut down internet services across the south-east Asian country from Monday (15 February) seemingly to start an aggressive military action against millions of pro-democracy Burmese protesters and thus put their securities in danger, stated Press Emblem Campaign (PEC), a Switzerland based media watchdog.....Read more at >> Opinion
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Heart Disease and Sudden Cardiac Arrests

Special Contribution
By Vemuri S. Murthy

February is the “American Heart Month” to raise awareness of heart disease and promote “Healthy Heart” lifestyles. Heart disease is the number one Global Public Health problem. South Asians are at a four-times greater risk of heart disease than their western counterparts and have a greater chance of having a heart attack before 50 years of age. Heart attacks strike South Asian Men and Women at younger ages, and as a result, both morbidity and mortality are higher among them compared to any other ethnic group. They tend to develop heart disease ten years earlier than other groups. Almost one in three in this group may die from heart disease before 65 years of age. In India, heart disease remains the number one cause of death. Common risk factors are smoking and a diet high in sugar, salt, refined grains, and fat....Read more at >> Interview Story
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North Korea: Enslavement and “other inhumane acts”

Jan 11, 2021
OHCHR is gravely concerned by credible accounts of forced labour under exceptionally harsh conditions within the ordinary prison system, which may amount to the crime against humanity of enslavement. While international law can allow for hard labour as punishment for crimes when issued by a competent court in a fair trial, as long as its implementation is consistent with other human rights, the commission of inquiry noted that “the extraction of forced labour can amount to enslavement...Read more at >> Refugee
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Stop coup d'etat in Myanmar

Feb 13, 2021

We are a group of ethnic people from Myanmar and a collection of other democracy activists. Today, we are holding a democracy and freedom rights demonstration in front of the Myanmar Embassy. This is the campaign against military coup in Myanmar. Eventually, our protests led against dictatorship and the policy of military interference in the country. This month is also a commemoration of Union Day, which started in Panglong Town, Shan State, Myanmar on February 12, 1947....Read more at >> Asia-Pacific
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Guwahati Book Fair: Bringing solace to pandemic-hit book publishers

Special Contribution
By Nava Thakuria

The 33rd Guwahati Book Fair (30 December 2020 to 10 January 2021) will be remembered for various reasons and one must be the visible space dedicated to the cause of Tibet and its peace-loving people. It was, in fact, the first big event across India as the un-lockdown process for the Covid-19 pandemic started. A huge number of book publishers, writers, journalists, conscious readers, onlookers assembled every day in the fair. Popularly known as Guwahati Granthamela, organized by the government-run Asom Prakasan Parisad (Publication Board Assam) at Assam Engineering Institute playground in Chandmari locality....Read more at >> Sport & Health
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UP Govt must end arbitrary detentions, withdraw pending FIRs against activists


8th Feb: The recent order of the Allahabad High Court, passed by the Division Bench of Justices Ramesh Sinha and Rajeev Singh, dated 2nd February, 2021, concluding that the Uttar Pradesh Govt had no legal grounds to issue notices to large numbers of farmers and activists, preventing them from participating in peaceful protests is a significant landmark in upholding people’s constitutional right to protest and redress against whimsical administrative interference in the same....Read more at >> Migrant Worker
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No coup d'etat in Myanmar

Jan 23, 2021

We are a group of ethnic people from Myanmar and a collection of other democracy activists. Today, we are holding a democracy and freedom rights demonstration in front of the Myanmar Embassy. This is the campaign against any coup in Myanmar. Eventually, our protested led against dictatorship and the policy of the military interference in the country. In the early of 1962, the military also coup d'etated and abolished the Panglong agreement, and destroyed a democracy....Read more at >> Campaign
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Indian Americans Express Shock At Trump-Incited Attack on US Capitol

Special Contribution
By Ajay Ghosh


The Indian American community has expressed shock and is dismayed at the events that unfurled on Wednesday, January 6th on Capitol Hill. Supporters of President Donald Trump breached one of the most iconic American buildings, US Capitol, engulfing the nation's capital in chaos after Trump urged the mob of rioters and domestic terrorists to fight against the ceremonial counting of the electoral votes that would confirm President-elect Joe Biden's win. The rioters first breached exterior security barriers,...Read more at >> America
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World Culture in Ansan city

Dec 5, 2020

A small city of South Korea in Ansan has numbers of Multicultural population living there. They are from all continents of the world, including Africa, Europe, America and other parts of Asia. There are many multicultural restaurants and shops in Wongok market nearby Ansan station...Read more at >> Art & Living
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Saving the Amazon of East

Special Contribution
By Nava Thakuria

Northeast India's forest

One can say, environmentally conscious people live in Assam and hence public outcries against hydroelectric projects or mining approvals in forestlands are natural to invite media attentions. The recent public mobilization against the rampant open cast coal mining in rainforests...Read more at >> Travel and Hotel
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North Korea's the Special Rapporteur

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WHAT IS HAPPENING WITH WALL STREET?

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2018 Sunyu8 Island International Festival

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Sri Sri Ravi Shankar to address AAPI delegates during AAPI Convention in Ohio

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European Parliament condemns the deterioration of civil and political rights in Vietnam

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GRAND OPENING CEREMONY OF FIFTH NEPAL AFRICA FILM FESTIVAL 2016

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The Global Digest 2015 (English) Special Issue is available now.

Read more at >> Bulletin
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